David A. Spain, MD
David L. Gregg, MD Professor/Chief of Acute Care Surgery
Associate Division Chief of General Surgery
General Surgery Program Director
Department of Surgery, Stanford University
Trauma Medical Director, Stanford Healthcare
Dr. David A. Spain is the David L. Gregg, MD Professor and Chief of Acute Care Surgery. His clinical areas of specialty are emergency and elective general surgery, trauma and critical care. His research focus is assessment of clinical care, systems of care and assessment of stress response and PTSD after trauma. He is the current President-elect of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and a Director of the American Board of Surgery. He is the editor of the new textbook Scientific American’s Critical Care of the Surgical Patient.